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The hunting of the snark

Artwork date(s): 2009

Diane Victor

Description: A used VW Fox air filter, boxed in perspex case - approx 18 x 18 x 15 cm

Medium: GUD filter, ink, Tipex, felt tip pens, pencil, ballpoint pen and Perspex
Measurements: 100mm
Inscription: Signed and dated by the artist
Edition: Unique

Type: South African Artists Book

Publisher: The artist

Reference noteCollection(s): Gordon Froud

Ideas for the book based on the text of Lewis Carroll's 'The Hunting of the Snark'.

Exhibition notesIncluded on the exhibition 'Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page', exhibited at WOORDFEES 2010. Archive Room in JS Gericke Library, University of Stellenbosch, 1st - 6th March 2010; The Gallery of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 15th April - 13th May 2010; the FADA Gallery, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, 12th 30th July 2010.

The crowning achievement was that both the Word Festival awards for Visual Arts went to artists of the Transgressions project. Richardt Strydom and Jaco Burger were honoured as best visual artists (with Ad Hominem), and Diane Victor was placed second. This is the first time that the WOORDtroFEES were awarded at the Word Festival.

Ref: DP10/13

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